Microsoft announced plans to expand its data center footprint in Mount Pleasant months after purchasing land from Taiwanese electronics giant Foxconn.
Gavin Escott is a senior staff writer and photographer for multiple desks at The Daily Cardinal. Throughout his time at the Cardinal, he's written articles for city, state, campus and breaking news. He is the current host/producer of the Cardinal Call podcast. Follow him on Twitter at @gav_escott.
The conservative speaker criticized UW’s response to Hamas’ Oct. 7 attack and defended Israel’s military response in a question and answer session at Shannon Hall.
After more than 24 years of public service, Payne will retire to spend more time with his elderly parents.
Last Monday, UW-Madison’s athletic body sent out a survey to club and intramural athletes that includes some questions considered to be transphobic. This survey, sent as part of an ongoing ten-university study conducted by a University of Indiana researcher, comes as the Wisconsin assembly passed bills last week limiting the rights of transgender young people in Wisconsin. The University has said there was no relationship between the two, and maintained the survey doesn’t reflect UW-Madison’s values. The current university policy allows athletes to participate in gendered sports that align with their identity. In this episode, co-producer Gavin Escott talks with The Daily Cardinal’s campus news editor Liam Beran about the study and its fallout among students.
Madison demonstrators hold rallies supporting Palestinians, decry Israel's response to Oct. 7 attacksBy Gavin Escott and Liam Beran | Oct. 15
Following last Saturday’s attacks against Israel, Madison supporters of Palestine urged an end to Israel’s occupation of the Gaza strip during multiple demonstrations last week.
Harris, who had originally planned to speak on campus on Wednesday, canceled the visit to attend the funeral services for Sen. Dianne Feinstein.
On this week’s Cardinal Call, contributors Heewone Lim and Gavin Escott discussed accessible transit on campus with Daily Cardinal reporter Sanjeev Anand.
In a release Monday evening, the Blk Pwr Coalition detailed UW-Madison’s response to a June affirmative action Supreme Court decision prohibiting race-conscious admissions.
Panelists spoke about free speech challenges at UW-Madison and throughout the country.
UW-Madison looking to grow DEI programs despite Republican threats to block pay raises, chancellor saysBy Gavin Escott and Liam Beran | Sep. 19
UW-Madison Chancellor Jennifer Mnookin told reporters Tuesday evening that the university was "looking at ways to grow" diversity programs despite GOP threats to withhold pay raises from UW System employees.